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Bug 232614 - Please add rt61 firmware (net-wireless/ralink-rt61)
Summary: Please add rt61 firmware (net-wireless/ralink-rt61)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Release Media
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LiveCD/DVD (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Release Team
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-07-22 02:59 UTC by Junho Cha
Modified: 2008-08-14 07:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Junho Cha 2008-07-22 02:59:19 UTC
there is an error message when i try
sudo ifconfig wlan0 up

i don't remember the exact message. sorry.

Reproducible: Always

can fix this by downloading rt61 driver from ralink website
and copy bin files into /lib/firmware
Comment 1 Andrew Gaffney (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-22 03:11:46 UTC
Is the firmware freely redistributable?
Comment 2 Andrew Gaffney (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-07-22 03:13:36 UTC
Also, are they in the tree?
Comment 3 Johannes Jeske 2008-07-22 19:09:49 UTC
Yeah, it's in the tree:

Comment 4 Piotr Szymaniak 2008-08-12 06:57:09 UTC
(In reply to comment #3)
> Yeah, it's in the tree:
> net-wireless/ralink-rt61

So why this is still open?
Comment 5 Andrew Gaffney (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2008-08-12 14:22:52 UTC
Uhh, because this request came after the 2008.0 release?